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First Sunday of Advent

 

DECEMBER 1 – FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT.
Creed, preface for Advent I,  (violet).
Readings:
Isaiah 2:1-5; 
Romans 13:11-14a; 
Matthew 24:37-44.

 

DECEMBER 2 – MONDAY: FIRST WEEK OF ADVENT.
Mass of the day, preface for Advent I (violet).
Readings:
Isaiah 4:2-6;
Matthew 8:5-11.

 

DECEMBER 3 – ST. FRANCIS XAVIER. Gloria. Preface of Pastors.
Mass of the feast (white).
Readings: 

Isaiah 11:1-10; 

Luke 10:21-24.

 

DECEMBER 4 – WEDNESDAY: FIRST WEEK OF ADVENT.
Mass of the day, preface for Advent I (violet).
Readings: 

Isaiah 25:6-10a; 

Matthew 15:29-37.

 

DECEMBER 5 –  THURSDAY: FIRST WEEK OF ADVENT.
Mass of the day, preface for Advent I (violet).
Readings:
Isaiah 26:1-6;
Matthew 7:21, 24-27.

 

DECEMBER 6 – FRIDAY: FIRST WEEK OF ADVENT.
Mass of the day, preface for Advent I (violet).
Readings:
Isaiah 29:17-24; 

Matthew 9:27-31.

 

DECEMBER 7 – ST. AMBROSE.
Mass of the memorial, preface for Advent I (white).
Readings: 

Isaiah 30:19-21, 23-26; 

Matthew 9:35—10:1, 6-8.

 

December 2013 

prayer intentions

 

General: 

That children who are victims of abandonment or violence may find the love and protection they need.

 

Mission:

Prepare the Saviour’s Coming. That Christians, enlightened by the Word incarnate, may prepare humanity for the Saviour’s coming.